When in Manila, you would find a lot of restaurants serving Mexican food. Some local favorites include tacos, nachos, and of course, for the love of rice, burritos. While there are some found in fast food joints, it surely is different when the Mexican dishes you will feast on have been prepared by no less than Chef Robby Goco.
Enter Achiote – one of the restaurants owned by Chef Robby of Cyma fame. Unlike its Greek counterpart, Achiote offers delectable Mexican dishes that are sure to fill your appetite and satisfy your taste buds. I’ve never been to Mexico but I’m sure that the specialties they have served us are worthy of visiting. Not to mention that their staff members are very friendly and service wasn’t horrible.
As if it were Cinco de Mayo, we feasted on some of Chef Robby’s creations:
Classic Tortilla Soup
Short Ribs Barbacoa
By the way, their servings are HUGE so make sure you bring a friend or two. After all, nothing beats sharing a meal with people you care for.
When in Manila and craving for Mexican food, consider going to Achiote in Powerplant. Food is great, service is great, and everything they serve is surely value for your buck.
Power Plant Mall
G/F Power Plant Mall, Lopez Drive
Achiote – Good Mexican Food in the Heart of Manila